If you're a fan of our normal, luxuriously long-form podcasts, you're out of luck today, because the 167th episode of the No BS Podcast is a lightning-fast look at this week's happenings in tech. Tune in for a breakneck breakdown of the Motorola Xoom, the Thunderbolt interface (formally Lightpeak) and our experiences lighting a harddrive on fire. Do you have a tech question? A comment? A tale of technological triumph? Just need to get something off your chest? A secret to share? Email us at... Topics: apple, iosafe, lightpeak, motorola, No BS Podcast, Xoom
They liiiiiiiiive! Exactly on schedule, it's Episode 185 184 of the No BS Podcast! Nathan, Gordon, and Alex are joined by Senior Graphics Card Correspondant and hardware rockstar Loyd Case. This month the gang talks about more Kickstarted games, like Shadowrun and Leisure Suit Larry (which is created by Al Lowe, not Rob Lowe as Nathan originally suggested). Also: EA is the worst company ever? After the news, tech talk! Loyd goes in-depth about Nvidia's brand-new GTX 680 cards, which are flying... Topics: kepler, leisure suit larry, nikon, Nokia Lumia 900, shadowrun, windows phone, No BS Podcast
This week, the No BS Podcast is all about recall. The Intel chipset recall, yes, but also about recalling better times, like when you didn't have to exchange your money into a made-up currency to buy software, or when Honeycomb was a delicious, lightly-sweetened corn cereal. Nathan, Gordon, Alex and Andy discuss all this and more on Episode 166 of the No BS Podcast. Do you have a tech question? A comment? A tale of technological triumph? Just need to get something off your chest? A secret to... Topics: intel, No BS Podcast
This week, Gordon, Tom, Dave, Will, and Jeremy discuss: Crazy Pentium 4 Overclocking Intel's new 45nm CPUs Intel Hiring GPU Engineers ATI's CableCARD Reader Blu-ray and HD DVD Encryption Cracked iTunes made illegal in Norway Hands on with Crysis, Supreme Commander, Hellgate: London, and Uno All that, plus reader questions and Gordon's Rant of the Week, in this week's Maximum PC Podcast! Topics: January 2007, maximum pc, News, 2007, No BS Podcast, Reviews
Season's greetings, PC fans. In this week's unseasonably-spooky episode of the No BS Podcast, the gang discusses the Nook, hacked Gawker accounts, Time's Person of the Year award and, of course, ghosts. Do you have a tech question? A comment? A tale of technological triumph? Just need to get something off your chest? A secret to share? Email us at email@example.com or call our 24-hour No BS Podcast hotline at 877.404.1337 x1337--operators are not standing by. Topics: gawker, julian assange, mark zuckerberg, No BS Podcast, nook color, time magazine
That's right! We've compiled the most bilious, noxious rants fan-favorite Gordon Mah Ung has ever produced into one great show. Listen on as Gordo tells you why pandas shouldn't exist, why Steve Jobs is the devil, and why you should never, ever, ever use the Maximum PC restrooms. Sit back, relax, and let Gordon's patented rants wash over you. To learn more about Intel-sponsored LAN parties, mosey on over here. Do you have a tech question? A comment? Just have something you want to get off your... Topics: apple, gordon mah ung, No BS Podcast, rants, News
On the very first Maximum PC Podcast, Gordon, Katherine, Dave, Will, and Jeremy discuss: Microsoft's Vista upgrade pricing and volume licensing options Vista Ultimate's Extras Unveiled AMD's launches the new DTX formfactor The new PCI Express videocard power connector Buying QuadFX CPUs solo Netflix's launches streaming video service The iPhone - woo All that, plus Gordon's Rant of the Week, in this week's Maximum PC Podcast! links: http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20070118-8648.html... Topics: iphone, January 2007, microsoft, NetFlix, vista, News, 2007, No BS Podcast
We checked our Maximum PC zodiac chart, and realized that 2008 was the Year of the Rant. Gordon's capacity for rage never ceases to amaze, so this week, we present to you 3 hours and 40 minutes of non-stop ranting. Culled from this past year's podcasts, this all-rant episode includes anger toward interoffice spam emails, indignant hippies shopping for organic food, and shirts sticking out of sweaters. A certain Cuppertino-based tech company doesn't get off easy, either. Do you have a tech... Topics: apple, Gordon, gordon mah ung, Holiday, No BS Podcast, Podcast, rant, rant of the week
Tom, Gordon, Dave, Butters the Intern, and Jeremy bring you a special Labor Day weekend edition of the No BS Podcast. This week, we're talking about The Google Phone A new instruction set from AMD Is Viacom pirating content from YouTube? NBC leaves iTunes Also this week, goodbye, Jesse; a report from the Lab; what people are talking about on the Maximum PC Forums; reader mail; and the return of Gordon's Rant of the Week! Do you have a tech question? A comment? Email us at... Topics: amd, copyright, Google, itunes, Podcast, News, No BS Podcast
October was a scary busy month for Tech (Halloween pun totally intended). Manning and "womening" episode 191 of the No BS podcast are Editor Josh Norem, Editor-in-Chief Katherine Stevenson, Online Managing Editor Jimmy Thang, and Deputy Editor Gordon Mah Ung. This time around the crew tackles a wide variety of topics that include: - The AMD Vishera CPU Review - The Razer Blade gaming laptop - 4TB drives - Microsoft's Surface and Windows 8 launch - AMD vs. Arm vs. Intel - HD 7970... Topics: 191, 4tb drives, 7970, gordon mah ung, Jimmy Thang, josh norem, katherine stevenson, No BS Podcast,...
It's that time of the year again. And by that we mean it's time for us to say, "So long, suckers!" We've got two very special All-Rant podcasts coming up, of which this is but the first. Gordon, Andy, and Nathan got together right before heading home for the holidays to record a brand-new half-podcast, in which much is discussed, including our great predictions for 2011, Windows on ARM, the Kobiyashi Maru, and a live, never-before-heard Rant of the Week. And then there's about an hour... Topics: All Rant, ARM, gordon mah ung, kobiyashi maru, No BS Podcast, rant of the week, rants of the year,...
Dave, Gordon, and Andy serve as your awesome trifecta of technology information on this week's podcast! In addition to our usual Lab chat and reader questions, we're also talking about: The recently released, free Photoshop Express program! Creative being all "in ur drivers, cease 'n desisting" to one of its community modders! Comcast's new $150-a-month, 50Mbps broadband service Apple's lack of 64-bit Photoshop CS4 Nehalem clock speeds! Do you have a tech question? A comment? A funny... Topics: apple, Comcast, creative, No BS Podcast, News
This week, Mike, Gordon, Dave, Jeremy, and Will celebrate the continuing creativity of our listeners with our salute to a few late Podcast Mashup entrants. Then, we discuss: The FCC's potential fines for Comcast's P2P filtering Nvidia's Editors Day Seagate's class action settlement on the gigabyte definition What we're up to In the Lab We're also supplying some great prizes for Intel's upcoming series of LAN parties. Check out the details here. Do you have a tech question? A comment? Email us... Topics: Comcast, nvidia, Podcast, seagate, News, No BS Podcast
You asked for it, we've delivered: The No BS Podcast #132 is all rants, all the time. We've compiled all of Gordon's best rants into one 148 minute ragestravaganza. So if you missed any rants, or just want to relive your favorites, you know what to do. Do you have a tech question? A comment? A tale of technological triumph? Just need to get something off your chest? A secret to share? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call our 24-hour No BS Podcast hotline at 877.404.1337... Topics: gordon mah ung, No BS Podcast, rant, rants
We're back to an edited podcast this week, but still delivering the lulz (at least two per minute)! The gang discusses this week's news events, including an amazing U-Haul police chase that we watched live online, and the Google Streetview truck's encounter with a hapless fawn. Gordon discovers the existence of LARPers and attempts to speak with a British accent -- and that's before he gets to his weekly rant. This and more in this week's fun-filled episode! Do you have a tech question? A... Topics: No BS Podcast, rant of the week
If one is the loneliest number, two is the second-loneliest number. Right? Episode 186 of the No BS Podcast finds Deputy Editor Gordon Mah Ung and Senior Editor Nathan Edwards trapped together in the podcasting studio, trying not to freak out. We couldn't avoid talking about the new MacsBook Pro and Air (just a little bit), but then get back to our roots with talk of three Z77 motherboards, some trouble in SSD-land, Origin vs Steam smack talk, and more Windows 8 thoughts. Baby Duck Syndrome!... Topics: baby duck syndrome, battleship the movie the game, computex, Dream Machine 2012, geforce gtx 690,...
You've had 3 weeks to recover from the first half of Gordon's all-rage-all-the-time rantrospective, but we can spare you no longer. This week's post ups the ante, with fury so white-hot you'll need to sign a waiver just to listen to it. Do you have a tech question? A comment? A tale of technological triumph? Just need to get something off your chest? A secret to share? Email us at email@example.com or call our 24-hour No BS Podcast hotline at 877.404.1337 x1337--operators are standing... Topics: Gordon, No BS Podcast, rant, rants
The gang returns after taking a week off for Thanksgiving to talk about this week's top news stories. First off, we talk about 2009's biggest vaporware letdowns, which includes the much ballyhooed Crunchpad. We also discuss the implications of Comcast's acquisition of NBC, Bing's amazing new map search, and how Wolfram Alpha will make math homework obsolete. In his rant of the week, Gordon uncovers a startling revelation about the similarities between Google and Star Trek. Do you have a tech... Topics: Bing, Google, No BS Podcast, rant of the week, wolfram alpha
All of Gordon's epic rants from 2012! "Could ya'll possibly make an 'all rant edition' podcast this year like there have been in previous years? I liked those episodes of all the rants from the past year cut up into one." – user steven4570 Well, steven4570, be careful what you wish for because we listened and have unleashed hell's wrath…or at least Gordon's. Yes, that's right, we have assembled all of Gordon's rants from 2012 and have compiled them into one rant-fest that shall be... Topics: 197, all rants edition, apple, Consoles, episode, gordon mah ung, maximum pc, mmo, No BS Podcast,...
You thought last month's podcast featured a long-lost editor? (It did.) Well, this month's features none other than Returning Champion Josh Norem! Josh joins Deputy Editor Gordon Mah Ung and Texas Editor Nathan Edwards for Episode 188 of the No BS Podcast! Why's Josh here? Well, he's back, baby. Back on staff, that is. Back to talk about Windows 8, his experience with the Nexus 7, Ultrabooks, cats, Samsung vs Apple (also Apple vs Samsung), and so much more. There's some of your standard talk of... Topics: josh norem, metro, the interface formerly known as metro, ultrabooks, windows 8, No BS Podcast
Don't call it a dewback! Join Gordon, Nathan, and Maximum PC Art Director Richard Koscher for Episode 183, 183a, or possibly 184 of the No BS Podcast! In this episode: Windows 8! We discuss the Metro interface on the desktop, on tablets, in the phone, and even on the Xbox dashboard. We see what Microsoft is trying to do, but will it work? There's also some talk about the iPad 3, making movies, jumping out of planes with Sony-brand cameras, and Austrian hockey. Which is a thing. Also, we chat... Topics: Apple iPad, Double Fine, emperor's royal guard, ivy bridge, kickstarter, metro, metro ui, Steam,...
Google's Chrome OS press conference gave us plenty to discuss on this week's No BS Podcast. We give you a recap of what juicy nuggets were revealed, and explain why Windows won't be replaced by Chrome any time soon. We also talk about benchmarking a dual-Radeon 5970 system, comparing it to a tri-SLI GTX 285 machine that we reviewed a few months ago. Finally, we answer some listener questionsand Gordon breaks not one, but four NDAs to tell us about a super secret product. Do you have a tech... Topics: apple tablet, chrome os, google chrome, No BS Podcast, rant of the week
Coming to you only slightly late, it's the real Episode 185 of the No BS Podcast! Join Deputy Editor Gordon Ung, Online Managing Editor Alex Castle, and Senior Editor Nathan Edwards as we go an entire two hours without arguing about Star Wars! What do we talk about? Nvidia's dual-GPU GTX 690, AMD's answer to that, Trinity, Ivy Bridge (and the overclocking thereof), the merits of integrated graphics, and so much more. Then: Target vs Amazon vs Best Buy vs the IRS! A new computer in a Commodore... Topics: amazon, Commodore 64, geforce gtx 690, ivy bridge, Tera Online, trinity apu, No BS Podcast
Welcome to Maximum PC's 100th Podcast Spectacular! This week, we visit with a ton of old friends, talk about Nathan's new PC, Pallette-Swap Ninja, and listen to a reader question. This week's show features the talents of: Dan Amrich, Kat Auch, Captain Spaulding, Norman Chan, Nathan Edwards, Gordon Mah Ung, Will Smith, Jeremy Williams--and we have a very special guest appearance by Tekzilla's Veronica Belmont! We sincerely apologize for the wait, but we hope it's been worth it! Enjoy the show!... Topics: awesome, Build a PC, funny, Hardware, Podcast, No BS Podcast
Apocalypse Edition No, the world didn't end and thankfully so, as we're able to give you guys episode 193 of the No BS Podcast! Filling out the seats just in time for the Holidays are Editor Josh Norem, Online Managing Editor Jimmy Thang, Deputy Editor Gordon Mah Ung, and Editor-in-Chief Katherine Stevenson. This time around we discuss a wide variety of topics that include: - Intel's future socket plans - Asus' pronunciation - The top news stories of 2012 - Valve confirms its working on... Topics: audio, intel socket, maximum pc, No BS Podcast #192, reader questions, steam box, talk, top news...
This week, Dave, Gordon, and Andy talk tons about Maximum PC's self-created storage benchmark of complete awesomeness. We also preview all the sweet Game Developers Conference announcements (and rumors) for next week, and light the funeral pyre for HD-DVD. We hardly knew thee. Of course, there's the usual round of mega-important listener questions. And feel free to listen to Gordon's big weekly rant--this time, it's personal. To learn more about our Intel-sponsored LAN parties, mosey on over... Topics: benchmark, gdc, No BS Podcast, storage, News
This week, in our magical, mystical Maximum PC/PC Gamer crossover podcast spectacular, Will and Gordon are joined by PC Gamer's Gary Whitta and Dan Stapleton. They discuss: Gamers and sex The Battlestar Galactica game IBM's DRAM on a CPU announcement The mini-me 320MB GeForce 8800GTS All that, plus reader questions and Gordon's Rant of the Week, in this week's Maximum PC Podcast! Warning: This podcast was made without the help of our normal producer, so sound quality, editing, and production... Topics: Gaming, high-definition, No BS Podcast, Podcast, porn, News
We admit it — we’ve fallen behind on reader questions over the past, oh, year or so. Sorry about that. To make up for it Deputy Editor Gordon Ung, Intern Chris Zele, Online Managing Editor Jimmy Thang, and Editor Josh Norem have pulled together to answer a backlog of reader questions in No BS Podcast #192 (Warning: we use "adult language"…a lot). First we yank a few questions from the voicemail inbox, and then we tackle questions from twitter, and then finally face questioning... Topics: 192, answers, chris zele, episode, gordon mah ung, Jimmy Thang, josh norem, maximum pc, rant,...
Stuck in traffic? Waiting for your brother-in-law to bail you out? Here’s your chance to catch up with the hot topics in tech this week’s Maximum PC no BS podcast. The Maximum PC crew discusses Starcraft II, Facebook being sold, Nvidia’s Surround 3D and Intel’s new “cheaper” six-core Core i7-970 processor plus a show-floor report from Comic Con where Nathan Edwards is not swept up in a nerd one man riot. Plus, Alex argues that Ant-Man is an actual super hero and not just someone to... Topics: ant-man, Comic-Con, No BS Podcast, nvidia, StarCraft 2, surround 3d, Home
After a week on hiatus (no podcaster’s strike, we promise you), the gang is back to report and share their thoughts on this week’s big tech happenings. Will and Gordon drop their two cents on the Intel-Nvidia feud, and the team lays out the benefits on Vista SP2. Will also shares his experience debating MacLife’s Robbie Baldwin on the ABC News Now cable show. Along with listener questions, Gordon’s rant of the week also returns, filled with more rage than ever. This week’s targets:... Topics: intel, No BS Podcast, nvidia, rant of the week, Safari
It's 2011, and our resolution this year is to stop messing with the numbering order of the No BS Podcast. In this, the second part of the year-end All-Rant Podtacular, we've failed already. Tune in to hear Nathan claim that this is Episode 162 (which it isn't), and stay for the second part of our All-Rant podcast, featuring Gordon, rage, and a rotating cast of Maximum PC all-stars. Do you have a tech question? A comment? A tale of technological triumph? Just need to get something off your... Topics: gordon mah ung, No BS Podcast, rant of the week, rants of the year, Home
On our leanest podcast ever, Tom, Will, Norm, and Andy put on their best suits to go over the fancy features of the new Maximum PC website. Norm recaps his visit to a recent Games for Windows press event, and shares details about the upcoming Ghostbusters and Call of Duty: World at War PC games. No listener Q&A this week, but listeners are challenged to come up with nicknames for our two new interns. A photo of these young nerdlings can be found after the jump. All this and more on this... Topics: call of duty, games for windows, ghostbusters, No BS Podcast, website
The podcast gang throws down a rare fourth week podcast, so be grateful you maniacs! That's right, despite impending deadlines and disaster looming on the horizon, we talked about the death of the Microsoft-Seinfeld ads and problems at Nvidia, then took a trip through the lab, and finally answered reader questions. All that, plus Gordon's world famous Rant of the Week! Do you have a tech question? A comment? A tale of technological triumph? Just need to get something off your chest? A secret to... Topics: butters, google chrome, microsoft, nvidia, seinfeld, No BS Podcast
As we inch ever close to episode 100, the team still has yet to decide on an appropriate way to celebrate. Live broadcast? video podcast? Only time will tell. But this week, the more pressing issue is the complete absence of the senior members of the staff. With Will and Gordon MIA (possibly off to renewal), the podcast is helmed by a crew of fresh face editors -- the 25 and under club. The gang discusses Intel's new dispute with Nvidia, Boxee's divorce with Hulu, and the ongoing Pirate Bay... Topics: boxee, Hulu, intel, No BS Podcast, nvidia, pirate bay, rant of the week
Our long national nightmare is over: after an absence of nearly four years, former editor (and current contributing writer) David "The Murph" Murphy guest-stars in the all-new Episode 187 of the No BS Podcast! Dave joins Deputy Editor Gordon Mah Ung and Senior Editor Nathan Edwards to talk about Surface, Microsoft's ambitious forthcoming tablet. We've all had some more time to play with Windows 8, and we share our feelings. Would you switch to Windows 8? Would you use it on a slate?... Topics: chomebird, david murphy, dream machine 2008, Dream Machine 2012, microsoft surface, No BS Podcast,...
Episode 189 of the No BS Podcast ushers in a new era for Maximum PC. It is Nathan Edwards' farewell podcast (He's moving to Texas, y'all), but with every ending there comes a new beginning. New Online Managing Editor Jimmy Thang makes his podcast debut alongside Editor Josh Norem and Maximum PC Editor-in-Chief Katherine Stevenson. Our special guest star this week is Gordon Mah Ung's soundboard! (WARNING: ridiculous times and swear words ahead) Along with employee introduction and departure... Topics: 189, apple vs samsung, Gordon Mah Ung soundboard, Jimmy Thang, josh norem, katherine stevenson,...
The truth is out there. Somewhere. And in No BS Podcast Episode #155, we'll find it. Join Gordon, Alex, Nathan and Andy as they discuss Intel's USB 3.0 internal header spec, alien conspiracy theories, Star Wars in 3D, and Android apps that spy on you. Gordon rants about the Green Lantern, losing your job for sassing Steve Jobs, and leveling the playing field in online games. Plus, we're giving away a sweet Asus AM3 motherboard, but you'll have to listen to the podcast to figure out how to... Topics: Conspiracy, No BS Podcast, star wars, USB 3.0, Home
Remember how last time we said it had been forever it'd only been 10 days? Well, now it's been longer. Though we're very busy and frantic people, we scraped together a few spare minutes we found between the couch cushions, and came up with this very special episode of the Maximum PC No BS Podcast. This week Gordon, Nathan, Alex and Andy discuss Kinect and Facebook Mail. Then Editor-in-Chief George Jones phones in with a Windows Phone 7 rundown. Plus a super-serious discussion of stormtrooper... Topics: facebook, facebook mail, fail, kinect, No BS Podcast, stormtroopers, Windows Phone 7
The podcast gang goes for the gold this week, bringing you all the latest tech news. First off, Norm takes a break from his pommel horse practice to talk about Nehalem and our exclusive interview with John Carmack. We also answer your tech questions! On this episode, we discuss whether you should defrag your SSD drive, what mobo gives you the best bang for your buck, the best way to transport your PC--and much, much more. Gordon Mah Ung also takes the floor for a few minutes to supply us with... Topics: doctor, news, Podcast, videocards, No BS Podcast
This week, Dave, Will, Gordon, and Jeremy talk about all the super-secret doings in the Maximum PC lab: . We also discuss: The ins-and-outs of overclocking! Disasterous new computer cases! The Best Week of Video Games Ever!11!!1! All that, plus some Ask the Doctor goodness and Gordon's Rant of the Week. REMEMBER! Two new contests have been unveiled! For your chance to win a SanDisk Sansa Connect MP3 player, you can either: Photoshop your Black Friday experience (or dream Black Friday... Topics: cases, labs, overclocking, News, No BS Podcast
Welcome to a special GDC edition of the Maximum PC Podcast! This week, Will, Gordon, Mike, and Jeremy discuss: GDC Happenings - Crytek 2 Engine, DirectX 10 gaming, and Intel's hardware plans Update on Vista Activation Cracks Microsoft WGA updates phone home without saying anything The new HD Photo spec from Microsoft Gears of War official for the PC Will's HDR Photos All that, plus Ask the Doctor, a live update on what everyone's testing in the Maximum PC Lab, a desperate plea for reader... Topics: download, entertainment, funny, itunes, maximum pc, No BS Podcast, Podcast, News
Zombie Fever rages on at Maximum PC. We put aside our constant discussion of Left4Dead to answer reader questions. Little did we know, but the question queue had been invaded by... you guessed it -- Zombies. Honest folks, we tried to get back to talking about tech, but about 75% of the questions in the queue were undead-related. So, we pulled out our auto-shottys, loaded our akimbo pistols, and settled down to answer a whole boatload of reader questions about the upcoming zombie apocalypse, and... Topics: doctor, left4dead, zombies, No BS Podcast
Finally emerging from a tryptophan-induced haze, Tom, Dave, Gordon, and Jeremy get back to work to talk tech. This week the guys discuss: Phenom Facebook's Beacon Ad System Also this week, Ask the Doctor covers new ground by delving deep into topics some editors would rather not discuss, and Gordon brings a holiday-size helping of his bilious worldview in his Rant of the Week. For your chance to win a SanDisk Sansa Connect MP3 player, enter one--or all--of our contests: Make a mashup of an... Topics: doctor, facebook, Phenom, News, No BS Podcast
Windows 7's launch is the main topic of this week's No BS Podcast. The gang compares the new Microsoft store that's opened in Arizona to Microsoft's first retail store in San Francisco from a decade ago. We give out pointers for upgrading to Windows 7 from XP, Vista, and the Win7 Release Candidates, answer some listener questions, and dish out a rant. This episode also features a contest for some free games. Listen to the show to craft your submission, and send entries to firstname.lastname@example.org... Topics: No BS Podcast, windows 7, windows 7 week
Tom, Will, Dave, and Andy bring you a bonus round of podcasting excellence. In this encore edition of the podcast, we discuss Comcast's latest traffic-shaping shenanigans, take a trip to the Lab, and answer your tech questions. Do you have a tech question? A comment? A tale of technological triumph? Email us at email@example.com or call our 24-hour No BS Podcast hotline at 877.404.1337 x1337. Ready to feel the wrath of Clan [FU] in Team Fortress 2? Join our Steam group. Feel like... Topics: Comcast, data rates, doctor, No BS Podcast, News
How long has it been since last we talked? A week? 10 days? It feels like forever. It's time to remedy that situation, with a brand new episode of the Maximum PC No BS Podcast. This week, the Max PC gang talks about 3 terrabyte hard drives, the Sony Walkman (cut down in its prime), Fallout: New Vegas, and more. Do you have a tech question? A comment? A tale of technological triumph? Just need to get something off your chest? A secret to share? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call our... Topics: 3tb, Fallout: New Vegas, No BS Podcast, Walkman
This week, on the podcast, Michael, Katherine, Dave, Jeremy, and Will discuss: Dell sells Windows XP again Intel announces $500 UMPCs Halo 2 for Vista Gordon's Hands On with Penryn All that, plus a live update from the Maximum PC Lab, reader questions, and Gordon's Rant of the Week, in this week's spectacular edition of the Maximum PC Podcast! links: http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20070420-dell-responds-to-customer-feedback-by-bringing-back-windows-xp.html... Topics: halo 2, No BS Podcast, penryn, windows xp, News
There are some immutable laws of the natural world. Energy can neither be created nor destroyed. Anything that can go wrong, will, and at the worst possible time. And finally, any tech discussion involving Gordon and Nathan will inevitably turn into a debate about Star Wars. Andy and Alan join Gordon and Nathan in Episode 169 of the No BS, Some Star Wars Podcast to discuss a new Gigabyte X58 board, AMD's dual-GPU Radeon HD 6990 "Antilles," and (perhaps inevitably) Wedge Antilles'... Topics: antilles, console gaming, Dragon Age 2, gigabyte, hitachi, killer nic, No BS Podcast, radeon hd...
Well, well, well. Look who decided to join the OS war. This week, the gang discusses Google's surprise announcement of their netbook-targeted Chrome OS, whether it'll be a threat to Microsoft or Apple, and how consumers will be confused by its naming scheme. Other topics of discussion include Google's services leaving beta, the hot new release of VLC, and our experience with Firefox 3.5. We also reveal details about the 2009 Dream Machines and answer a bunch of listener questions. All that plus... Topics: Google, google chrome os, No BS Podcast, Podcast, rant of the week
In this week's suprisingly on-time episode of the Maximum PC No BS Podcast, Gordon, Nathan, Alex and Andy have hands-on time with Google's Cr-48 netbook (AKA the Chrome OS developer netbook), take a look at Falcon Northwest's latest over-the-top gaming rig, and talk about Intel's new mobile chip. In the rant, Gordon explains what's wrong with USB ports, and muses about the wisdom of raising a nerdling. Do you have a tech question? A comment? A tale of technological triumph? Just need to get... Topics: chrome os, falcon, northwest, No BS Podcast, usb